Past Events and Seminars

January 11-12, 2024: Mid-Atlantic Synthetic Biology Symposium (Registration is now closed) https://www.midatlanticsynbionetwork.org/

 

 

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December 1,2023

Richard Allen, Ph.D. | Pfizer| Facilitating Nirmatrelvir Clinical Development with Quantitative Systems Pharmacology

November 17,2023

Hyun Youk,Ph.D. | University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School | How cells stay out of thermal equilibrium by proliferating at high and frigid temperatures

November 3, 2023

Adam Gormley, Ph.D. – Rutgers University | Automation and Active Learning for the Autonomous Design of Polymer Biomaterials

October 20th, 2023

Sarah Shelton, Ph.D. – UNC-NCSU | Vascular Microphysiological Systems for Modeling the Tumor Microenvironment

October 16th-17th,2023

Join us for the 2nd Annual Biomolecular Condensates Symposium here at Duke University on October 16-17, 2023. Explore cutting-edge research, engage with experts, and network with peers. Registration is free!  Please see the flyer for more details.

October 6, 2023

Clay Wright, Ph.D.- Virginia Tech | Plant Hormone Synthetic Biology: Reprogramming Agriculture|

September 15, 2023

Will Cao, Ph.D.  |From a Ph.D. to a Startup Founder|

CQBD Seminars

The Center for Quantitative BioDesign (held on Fridays) is a weekly series of seminars on topics in synthetic biology presented by invited speakers, Duke faculty, and CQBD doctoral and graduate students.

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Fall 2023 Schedule

Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Place: Wilkinson Building 132

Date Course Speaker Institution Faculty Host Presentation Title
Sept 

15

seminar Will Cao, Ph.D Pando Bioscience Lingchong You, Ph.D. From Ph.D. to Founder
Oct 

6

seminar Clay Wright, Ph.D. Virginia Tech Lucia Strader, Ph.D. Plant Hormone Synthetic Biology: Reprogramming Agriculture
Oct 

20

seminar Sarah Shelton, Ph.D. UNC-NCSU  Xavier Larkin, M.A.; Lingchong You, Ph.D. & Daniel Reker, Ph.D. Vascular Microphysiological Systems for Modeling the Tumor Microenvironment
Nov 

3

seminar Adam Gormley, Ph.D. Rutgers University Daniel Reker, Ph.D. Automation and Active Learning for the Autonomous Design of Polymer Biomaterials
Nov 

17

seminar Hyun Youk, Ph.D University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School Lingchong You, Ph.D. How cells stay out of thermal equilibrium by proliferating at high and frigid temperatures
Dec 

seminar Richard Allen, Ph.D. Pfizer Lingchong You, Ph.D. Facilitating Nirmatrelvir Clinical Development with Quantitative Systems Pharmacology

 

Fall 2023 Center’s Latest News

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April 1,2023

Chatterjee receives $300,000 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award from the Hartwell Foundation

March 31, 2023

Benfey and Nolan’s research article published in the Science Journal

March 27, 2023

Hoffman’s research article “Developmental Cell” published in the National Library of Medicine

March 8, 2023

Gordan’s paper entitled, “UV irradiation remodels the specificity landscape of transcription factors” featured in the PNAS Journal

February 28, 2023

David wins $404,236 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

February 21, 2023

Chatterjee’s research article on Developmental Biology, Stem Cells, and Regenerative Medicine Featured in the Elife Sciences Journal

 February 13, 2023

Schmidt’s paper published in the ASM Journal entitled, “The Hypersaline Archaeal Histones HpyA and HstA Are DNA Binding Proteins That Defy Categorization According to Commonly Used Functional Criteria.”

January 5, 2023

David Lab’s paper published in the Frontiers Journal entitled, “Tracking defined microbial communities by multicolor flow cytometry reveals tradeoffs between productivity and diversity.”

Spring 2023: Center’s Latest News

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Symposium 2022: The Quantitative Biology of the Microbiome

Co-sponsored by the Center for Quantitative Biodesign and the Duke Microbiome Center.

Research-in-Progress Talks

Unless otherwise noted, all RiP Talks will take place on Fridays at 2 pm in Wilkinson 132. If you are a PI or trainee interested in filling an open spot in the RiP Talk schedule, email Grayson Hamrick (Grayson.hamrick@duke.edu) to be included!

DatePresenter 1Presenter 2
Oct 7, 2022Lingchong YouStefano Di Talia
Oct 14, 2022No RiP Talk - BMES Meeting
Oct 21, 2022David CarlsonDaniel Reker
Oct 28, 2022Pranam ChatterjeeJeovanna Rios
Nov 4, 2022Amy SchmidShuo Han
Nov 11, 2022Bruce DonaldYi Yao
Nov 18, 2022Jing Yan (visiting from Yale)
Nov 25, 2022No RiP Talk - Thanksgiving Break
Dec 2, 2022Philip BenfeyRaluca Gordan
Dec 9, 2022Lucia StraderEmma Chory

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Fall 2022

Friday, October 21, 2022

Research in Progress talks continued with presentations by Dr. Daniel Reker and Dr. David Carlson:

 

Friday, October 7, 2022

Research in Progress talks kicked off with presentations by Dr. Lingchong You and Dr. Stefano Di Talia:

 

Friday, September 23, 2022

The Duke Center for Quantitative BioDesign was proud to host:

Dr. Gregor Fuhrman, Professor and Chair for Pharmaceutical Biology

Friedrich-Alexander-University, Erlangen, Germany

For his talk: “The challenges of extracellular vesicles for antibiotic therapy and vaccine development”